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Octan Tanker
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Octan Goes Space
About this creation
Octan gets Spaced out. I built the engine pods for this ship first, intending to build a generic white and green ship. Then I thought, "Why not good 'ol Octan" so I threw the red stripe in and the rest went from there. I think those X-Pods make pretty good tanks, and I wish I'd had more than 3 to put on here. Note the pictures of Version 2 in at the bottom, where I got rid of the spindly engines in favour of a more solid one.

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   Very industrial. Unfortunately, though, in order to have those 3x3x2 faceted slopes attached upside down, it weakens the construction considerably.

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   I'd never used one of those 2x4x2 inverted windscreens before. Looks nice, if you ask me.

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   That's a satellite dish, not a gun.

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   In hindsight(no pun intended) those engine pods need to give way to something more...substantial.

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   Caution: FLAMABLE!

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   Frog legs...

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   Yes, it's clear gas. What else?

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   Don't ask how he gets out.

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   Without this man, your ships wouldn't go.

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   As seen here, I reworked the engine area. Nothing else on the model was modified.

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   Getting those arches to line up perfectly was a royal pain. And, at last, I used those roborider wheels. I'd been meaning to use them as engines for a long time, so I finally hauled them out.


 I like it 
  June 16, 2008
Wow, finally got mine up. Yours is a lot better though. Every time I look at it I see something new that I missed before.
 I like it 
  January 29, 2007
I really like this ship alot. I had been experimenting with designs of my own using the XPod 'bubbles' but fell short when trying to make it into something worth looking at. Thanks to your creation I was inspired to use the methods you did to create a full ship. It is different from yours in that it has four pods, a flatbed thing above the cab, and it isn't Octan, but rather a simple red and black color scheme. I haven't posted though, because I was afraid of being accused of stealing your ideas. Yes, I suppose I did steal them, but I like to think of it as inspired by your design. That's what this site is for right? To share and inspire? Anyway, excelent job, and please let me know if I should post my MOC, I would be happy to send you pics personally before posting an make sure to credit you if I do. Thanks!
 I like it 
  January 23, 2006
Good improvement on an already great ship.
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  August 14, 2005
Very good moc, but i think that, you could have used a better engine design. But overall a very good model!
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